Researcher biography

In 2021–2024 Dr Erich Round takes up a position as British Academy Global Professor, located at the Surrey Morphology Group, University of Surrey, UK. In 2019 Dr Erich Round was on secondment as a Research Group Leader at the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, Jena, Germany, and in 2018 was a British Academy Rutherford Fellow hosted by the Surrey Morphology Group, UK. At UQ Dr Round has been an ARC DECRA Senior Research Fellow in 2015–2018 and is Director of the UQ Ancient Language Lab in the School of Languages and Cultures, UQ. Previously Dr Round was an National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Associate at Yale University, where he also received his PhD in Linguistics.

Featured projects Duration
Lexical splits: a novel perspective on the structure of words (Arts & Humanities Research Council Grant administered by Uni of Surrey)
Arts & Humanities Research Council Grant administered by Uni of Surrey
High-definition carbon-dating of linguistic pasts
ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher Award

Areas of research